Lee Kang (Yoon Kye-sang) joins his best friend Kwon Min-seong (Yoo Teo) at the bar of ‘Spy & Partyroom’ in episode 3 of Chocolate (Chokolis, 초콜릿) (JTBS, 2019-20) who drinks away his break-up with Moon Cha-young (Ha Ji-won).
It is at the ‘Spy & Partyroom’ of Sky Kingdom from where Jenny Jang (Kim Sun-A) orders to teach abusive general Kim Jin-seok a lesson in episode 1 of Secret Boutique (시크릿 부티크) (SBS, 2019).
The 40th anniversary celebration of the Hanseong Group is held here in episode 24 of Mother of Mine/My Prettiest Daughter in the World (세상에서 제일 예쁜 내 딸) (KBS2, 2019). In episode 22, Kang Mi-ri (Kim So-yeon) and Han Tae-joo (Hong Jong-hyun) come here to pore over the event details with the staff.
Also seen in Woman of 9.9 Billion/9.9 Billion Woman (99억의 여자) (KBS2, 2019-20) (the King’s Room); in episode 7 of Class of Lies /Mr. Temporary/Undercover Teacher (미스터 기간제) (OCN, 2019); Revolutionary Love (변혁의 사랑) (tvN, 2017).
Seoul Dragon City [서울드래곤시티] — which opened in 2017 — prides itself on being the ‘1st Lifestyle Hotel-plex’ with 4 hotel brands, 1,700 rooms and 11 restaurants and bars. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood of Hangang-ro 3(sam)ga [한강로3가] in the Yongsan District [Yongsan-gu/용산구]. The anniversary event in Mother of Mine was held in its Hanra Ballroom, while part of the pre-event discussion took place at A La Maison Wine and Dine.
Sky Kingdom, a collection of concept lounge bars and party rooms, namely King’s Vacation, The Ribbon, Spy & Partyroom [스파이앤파티룸] (33F), and Sky Beach makes up another part of Seoul Dragon City.
The larger-than-life sculpture seen on the outside of the building is by Korean artist Park Balloon (박발륜), whose real name is Park Chang-sik (박창식).
95 Cheongpa-ro 20-gil, Hangang-ro 3(sam)ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 용산구 청파로20길 95
(서울특별시 용산구 한강로3가 40-969)
Geolocation: 37.531844, 126.963062
Yongsan Station [용산역], Seoul Subway Line 1/Gyeongui Jungang Line, Exit 3
(10 min walk)
— submitted by Mich KDL
— Chocolate; Secret Boutique added by Marion KDL